Skip to Content
Show search

Inspiring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Working Together with Northampton University

5 November 2019

On 24th October, in Northampton, Professor Richard Li-Hua, President of New Beacon Campus signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic collaboration with Professor Nick Petford, Vice Chancellor, University of Northampton (UoN).

Professor Nick Petford highlighted during the signing ceremony, “We are delighted to work together with New Beacon Campus in the testing time in British Higher Education as NBC has created and demonstrated a strong feature in creating its university in embedding the education of innovation, entrepreneurship and global mind-set in its teaching and learning objectives so as to enhance the student journey.   Both parties will ensure that all these collaboration activities are long-term with strategic fit to their ambitious global strategy on the basis of mutual benefit and understanding of the strategic priorities of both institutions and add value of enriching the student life, and to leverage the marketing and recruitment strategy locally, nationally and globally.

Professor Li-Hua expressed during the signing ceremony, “We are very much honoured to be a strategic partner with Northampton, a renowned university with a global reputation and a strong marketing position.  Both Parties share a great vision in tackling challenges and opportunities in the global higher education in the 21st century and in developing future leaders and managers”. The purpose of this MoU is to guide how University of Northampton and NBC will work together to create and maximise mutual benefits from mutual educational interests in translating areas of existing education initiatives into programmes and business practice, as well as identifying strategic research, innovation and entrepreneurship agendas and areas of collaboration in undergraduate, postgraduate as well as research programmes.

In particular, both parties are keen to explore initially the collaboration of development and delivery in 2019/2020 academic year of UoN degree programmes at New Beacon Campus at course level, to include but not be limited to:


  • BA (Hons) Business & Management (top up)
  • BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) Business Entrepreneurship
  • BA (Joint Hons) Marketing & Business
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MBA


Please contact us for further information about the offering these programmes at New Beacon Campus.